Hello October! Are We Reading #Thrillers?

Hello October!

Welcome October! Surely it can’t be already! Halloween, followed closely by Thanksgiving, and then we’re into the holidays. When my two babies were little, I couldn’t wait to tear into decorating for Halloween, but my daughter was born on October 14th, so I always tried to make sure we celebrated her birthday first! However, Harvest time and October can be a beautiful month with clean, crisp air, and a great time to start ripping into thrillers, horror, paranormal, and mysteries. Leave the lights on!

As you may have guessed from noting the covers in the above photo, I’ll be participating in a number of cozy mystery book tours, including Assault and Beadery by Mollie Cox Bryan, Glitter Bomb by Laura Childs, and The Ghost and the Bogus Bestseller (A Haunted Bookshop Mystery #6) by Cleo Coyle (sounds perfect, huh?).

Heavier reads are interspersed with the cozies, including Open Your Eyes by Paula Daly (a thriller), The Enigma Source by Breakfield and Burkey (you’ll remember I started that last week about crypto-currency and got distracted), and Time’s Up, Afton by Brent Jones, which is the fourth and final in his spine-tingling, nerve-jangling Afton Morrison series (See my reviews for the first three on this blog). Then I’ll wrap the month up with The Long Paw of the Law (Paw Enforcement #7) by Diane Kelly. That cover is too cute to ignore and you know how much I love K-9 books!

All books noted above are from NetGalley with the exception of Time’s Up, Afton which is an author request. That’s a good start but you know I’ll be adding to the TBR as I still have a few slots to fill. I know, right?I can’t believe it either! Seems so many of the cozies are scheduled for November book tours. (In the meantime, before the temps drop I have a quilt to finish!)

Do you have any of these novels on your TBR also? Are you recommending thrillers for Halloween? Send me your recommendations–please–and thank you!

©2018 V Williams V Williams

 

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Author: Rosepoint Publishing

I am the granddaughter of Patrick John "Stanley McShane" Rose whose books including "Cocos Island Treasure" I've recently published. My time is now spent in reading, reviewing, and writing bookish articles. I'm looking forward to sharing this social media odyssey with you!

11 thoughts on “Hello October! Are We Reading #Thrillers?”

        1. Yes, and thank you again for mentioning the “reader.” Something I’d never looked at, usually so busy just trying to get my reviews posted. Just got so tired of not getting my notifications–desperate to see what everyone was doing. I’ll look at them today too.

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    1. Oh, I hear yah, Lynne, burn out was happening with the cozies and I do enjoy a good thriller, but couldn’t just do one genre all the time. Thinking you were reading some heavy, emotional reads lately. I’d probably have to level those out with a humorous one or two.

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  1. It looks like some good books this month. I am participating in a couple of book tours this month as well, so will have to fit those in. I am doing a week of thrillers, so should probably add Open Your Eyes. Enjoy your month Virginia.

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  2. Looking ahead, I’ve only got one thriller lined up this month – The Good Son, which sounds pretty dark and more gruesome than I usually read. But I’ve got lots of spooky books lined up instead, including Dracul, a book by Bram Stoker’s great-nephew. And the nights are getting longer, so more time for reading… 😀

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